Center for Agricultural Profitability
In addition to equipment and operational costs, the number of acres to be harvested, time, the availability of good custom operators in your area, and harvest efficiency all contribute to making an economic decision on hiring custom work. (Center for Ag photo)
September 22, 2023
A review of custom rates in 2022 and how to use the Ag Budget Calculator to determine what custom operators may be charging this year.
August 25, 2023
The upcoming webinars will provide information on identifying common stressors, recognizing stress symptoms, and managing stress.
Trends highlighted in USDA NASS's recent Technology Use survey indicate that Nebraska producers are more readily taking advantage of technological advances to improve their farm management skills and processes. (Center for Ag Profitability photo)
August 24, 2023
A recent USDA NASS survey on technology use in agriculture revealed some interesting trends for the industry — in particular, Nebraska's above-average rating on ownership and use of technology.
The Center for Ag Profitability's ag law webinar reviews concerns about Proposition 12, Waters of the U.S. and property taxes. (Photo credit: Nebraska Unicameral Information Office)
August 11, 2023
UNL Professor and Agricultural/Water Law Specialist Dave Aiken examines three 2023 decisions by the U.S. Supreme Court that affect the ag industry.
Remember: You don’t have to hire the first lawyer you consult. You need to have a lawyer you trust. Consider recommendations from friends, family and other ag professionals in the community, or by searching websites like legalmatch.com or lawyers.com.
August 10, 2023
Insights on how to prepare for a meeting with an attorney, including questions that can help producers decide who will best represent their family's interests.
The benefit to forming a pass-though entity is a federal tax deduction for the state tax paid; however, the entity will need to make estimated tax payments (even if it is a farming partnership), starting Jan. 1, 2024, if they decided to make this election. (Center for Ag Profitability photo)
August 4, 2023
Whether or not the pass-through entity tax bill could benefit you will depend on your profitability level, current structure, operation size, and other factors. Read the Center for Ag Profitability's recent analysis to make an informed decision about this new tax option.
Glennis McClure, an extension educator and farm and ranch management analyst with the Center for Agricultural Profitability, will facilitate the workshops, which are free to attend and include Q&A sessions for participants. (USDA/Flickr photo)
July 28, 2023
In these workshops, ag finance professionals will guide participants through the process of creating customized crop budgets for owned and rented farms, determining costs on a per-farm or field basis, and more.
This new webinar features Jim Jansen, UNL extension agricultural economist, and Shannon Sand, UNL extension agricultural economist.
July 28, 2023
Center for Ag Profitability experts discuss findings from the final 2023 Nebraska Farm Real Estate Market Survey report, including average reported land values and cash rental rates for different classes and types of ag land across the state.